| Apr 16, 2015
| 10:16 AM
To former Indiana Fever coach and current consultant Lin Dunn, it's not even a question who the Seattle Storm should pick in Thursday night's WNBA draft.
You take Notre Dame junior Jewell Loyd, who declared for the draft last week.
| Apr 16, 2015
| 9:31 AM
Three Division I basketball teams lost fewer games than Virginia this past season. Three. That’s among 351 schools.
No doubt, the Cavaliers (30-4) and their fans would swap seasons with Michigan State (27-12). After all, the Spartans upset...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Great golf shot. Bad timing.
Jimmy Bye, 61, hit a hole-in-one March 17 for the second consecutive day at Tonto Verde in Rio Verde, Ariz. then racked up nearly a $1,000 bar tab in two hours buying celebratory drinks in the clubhouse.
"The place already...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 1:49 PM
The nation's first prep sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit has asked an Illinois judge to dismiss the suit, arguing that if it prevails, it could kill football programs statewide.
In its 16-page motion filed in Cook...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 5:13 PM
Notre Dame’s first Class of 2017 commitment has secondhand ties to the area.
Dillan Gibbons, a 6-foot-5, 304-pound offensive tackle from Northside Christian in St. Petersburg, Fla., orally committed to play for the Irish on Saturday, according...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 1:35 PM
Thursday will be Frank Kaminsky Day in Lisle.
In addition to the Lisle mayor proclaiming April 16 in his honor, the 2011 Benet Academy alumnus and basketball player will be recognized by his alma mater for his accomplishments after high school. The...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 11:47 AM
Followers of Lakes football can breathe a collective sigh of relief regarding 2014 graduate T.J. Edwards' decision to play his college ball at the University of Wisconsin.
A two-year star as quarterback of the Eagles, he was targeted to be a defensive...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:00 PM
UPDATED: "NCIS" was the most-watched prime-time program nationally and locally last week.
In Central Florida, "The Walking Dead" drew the most young adults with its season finale. NCAA men's basketball took the top spots in sports viewing. (Nationally,...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 2:54 AM
Absent remarkable stamina, a forgiving boss, Dan Patrick’s man cave and Jerry Lucas’ memory, absorbing the NCAA tournament’s 48-games-in-four days opening salvo borders on impossible. You simply need some time to process it all before...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:04 PM
LOS ANGELES — Frank Kaminsky of national runner-up Wisconsin and Breanna Stewart of three-time national champion Connecticut won the John R. Wooden Award as national college basketball players of the year Friday night.
They received their trophies...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 8:30 PM
Their job is to make the head coach look good. And to leave opposing players in tears.
When the brackets are revealed on Selection Sunday, the players celebrate. Parents make travel plans. Head coaches knock out media responsibilities. The assistants in...